Green Screen Photography
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Green Screen Photography

A complete guide green screen photography, from setup to editing in PhotoKey software from FXHome.
4.3 (423 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
47,391 students enrolled
Created by Dave Cross
Last updated 12/2012
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course, you will be able to shoot on green screen and use PhotoKey software
  • a major goal is for you to see the great creative possibilities of using green screen in your photography
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Requirements
  • Curiosity about green screen photography
Description

This course will show you how you can use a simple green screen set up to increase your creativity - and profits - as a photographer. Yes, green screen is not only for video, and with gear from Westcott and PhotoKey software there's a world of photographic opportunities. This course shows everything from set up to 5 different projects that show just some of the amazing possibilities.

Who is the target audience?
  • Photographers and designers
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
5 Lectures 12:05
An introduction to this green screen photography course
Welcome
01:33

Some reasons to consider using a green screen in your photography
Why use green screen for your photography
02:41

A quick look at some of the options for your green screen
Green Screen Options
03:07

Options for lighting your green screen
Lighting options
03:11

Tips for setting up your green screen and lights
Setting up the green screen and lights
01:33
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FXHome PhotoKey Software
8 Lectures 24:04
A quick overview of the PhotoKey software
An overview of FX Home PhotoKey software
03:20

Comparing the differences between the Basic and Pro versions of PhotoKey
Basic versus Pro Version
01:34

How to tweak the results of the automatic extraction 
Adjusting the extraction
06:41

Using masks to either add to to take away from the extraction
Working with Masks
04:09

Using layers and overlays to add to your design
Using Overlays and Layers
02:45

See how to adjust images and apply effects
Filters and Effects
02:05

See how to use the Hot Folder to automatically extract images as you shoot them
Hot Folder
02:06

How to Export and Print
Exporting and Printing
01:24
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Project 1: Superhero
2 Lectures 08:25
Setting up and shooting our Superhero.
Set up and shooting tips
03:33

Putting our superhero on a new background
Creating the composite image
04:52
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Project 2: Senior
2 Lectures 08:38
Setting up and shooting two different looks for a Senior.
Set up and shooting tips
02:11

Taking the two photo sets we shot onto two different backgrounds
Creating the composite image
06:27
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Project 3: Wedding Photo Booth
1 Lecture 04:36
See the entire process from setup to shooting to automatic placement onto a new background and printing.
From Setup to Print out
04:36
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Project 4: Comic Book Shoot
2 Lectures 09:34
Setting up and shooting our subject - twice, in two different outfits
Setup and tips
04:17

Combining the two comic book characters
Creating the composite image
05:17
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Project 5: Sports Portraits
2 Lectures 11:42
Setting up and shooting a youth football player
Setup and tips
04:46

Creating a customized trader card from a green screen photo
Creating the composite image
06:56
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Wrap up
1 Lecture 00:33
Wrapping up - where to find more info
Wrapping Up
00:33
About the Instructor
Dave Cross
4.4 Average rating
517 Reviews
48,153 Students
5 Courses
Photoshop Educator Since 1990

Official Bio:

For 25 years Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creatives get the most out of their Adobe software. Dave has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor and a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught at Photoshop World (25 times), the Texas School of Photography, the Santa Fe Workshops, and has traveled across the country teaching for Kelby Training. He runs the Dave Cross Workshops in his own studio/workshop space in Tampa, FL. Dave is well-known for his engaging style, his humor and his ability to make complex topics easy to understand. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

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From Dave: Take advantage of my experience of teaching thousands of Photoshop users like you how to be more efficient and creative.